Appium vs. Tricentis Tosca

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Appium
Score 8.4 out of 10
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Tricentis Tosca
Score 8.2 out of 10
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Tricentis Tosca provides an approach to test automation that is AI-powered, codeless, and end-to-end so it can test everything in a complex IT landscape, to ensure business processes work flawlessly no matter where changes occurs. Its 160+ technology support helps users test everything at the UI, API and data layer, including virtually any enterprise, custom, homegrown and mobile application. With its model-based approach, Tosca enables business, QA and IT teams to…N/A
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
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Community Pulse
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Considered Both Products
Appium

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Tricentis Tosca
Chose Tricentis Tosca
As our product required wide rage of testing start from web testing to desktop automation also, we gone through the feature provided by Tosca and decided it will be good fit for end to end automation.
Even though from our team no one is aware of how to use the tools, the guide …
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Features
AppiumTricentis Tosca
Automation Testing
Comparison of Automation Testing features of Product A and Product B
Appium
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Ratings
Tricentis Tosca
7.7
2 Ratings
4% below category average
Record and Automate00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Multi-Browser Testing00 Ratings8.12 Ratings
Mobile Testing00 Ratings6.72 Ratings
Test Scheduling00 Ratings7.92 Ratings
Test Management00 Ratings7.92 Ratings
CI/CD Tool Integration00 Ratings7.12 Ratings
Parallel Testing00 Ratings8.12 Ratings
Object Recognition00 Ratings8.62 Ratings
Data-Driven Testing00 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Real Device Testing00 Ratings7.12 Ratings
Testing Reports & Analytics00 Ratings8.12 Ratings
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User Ratings
AppiumTricentis Tosca
Likelihood to Recommend
7.1
(9 ratings)
8.2
(17 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
7.8
(2 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
5.4
(11 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
AppiumTricentis Tosca
Likelihood to Recommend
JS Foundation
1. It's open source which supports range of languages, operating systems and languages. Well suited for Android and IOS mobile automation. Supports all kinds of apps, which makes it flexible and robust mobile testing tool 2. It is less appropriate where we need intercept network call to verify the API calls. Extensive coding experience is required to work Appium
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Tricentis
Tricentis Tosca is well suited for packaged applications like SAP, Salesforce, Workday, etc. It also works well with API testing and Web UI testing. Tosca is highly suited for Projects which require a high level of collaboration between team members across different locations. It's less suited for mobile automation, Reporting, and test scenarios with high input data.
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Pros
JS Foundation
  • It uses WebDriver API so it makes it easy to use for former web test automation engineers.
  • It can be managed via the command line via an extensive set of parameters.
  • It handles implicit waits at the server side that is especially valuable in distributed infrastructure.
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Tricentis
  • It's one stop shop for all your test automation needs like - api layer, ui layer, load testing, mobile automation.
  • It has excellent support for CI/CD and Devops environment which makes it very modern but much needed solution
  • It can run in cross browser and cross devices with same test script and again saves a lot of time.
  • Excellent results and dashboards gives nice view into results.
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Cons
JS Foundation
  • Element browser sometimes is unreliable and has sporadic fails.
  • Appium running is a bit slow, compared to tests written with Appium and with Espresso or XCTest.
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Tricentis
  • It does have a steep learning curve, A tool is often perceived capable of doing only what its user is able to achieve in accomplishing while using it. For this reason, its very necessary if for the team at Tricentis to continue doing the great work they are doing to train early adopters of this fantastic tool.
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Likelihood to Renew
JS Foundation
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Tricentis
We aim to renew Tosca for our organization. What we lose in license cost is gained by having employee that do not need programming background. We also recoup a lot of the cost on the rapidity of automation. Only the support we might not use as much. I believe Tosca is here to stay at our organization
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Usability
JS Foundation
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Tricentis
It can be a challenge for new users who have never used an automation tool. For example, it is hard to understand the layout of the screen and where to find how to update the data. The interface can be overwhelming at first.
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Support Rating
JS Foundation
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Tricentis
Tricentis team was very supportive. Support is expensive but they helped us at many level. Setting up timeline, implementation, precise questions on automation challenges. We had an account manager and technical people we could as to talk to. Support was generally timely and helping. They often proposed to come on site to help us which would cost more but could be helpful
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Alternatives Considered
JS Foundation
If you're an Apple developer, you use Xcode. It's practically a forced necessity. For system testing though, it doesn't have to be. You can have your development team focus on unit and integration tests in their platform and another team automate acceptance tests with a language they are more familiar with.
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Tricentis
Tricentis Tosca is codeless and therefore easier to use. It's a great tool for people that would start doing automation and have no coding background. It seems like it has the same capabilities as other test automation suites but I felt it lacked a bit of capabilities on the test management suite such as defects test suites organizations etc
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Return on Investment
JS Foundation
  • Appium is open source, so it's free. That's budget friendly right there.
  • The ability to write mobile automation tests has saved considerable time for our manual test team, but that is true with most automation tests.
  • We use Sauce Labs with our other automation, but Appium works great with Sauce Labs, as well, if I needed to run on emulators and simulators.
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Tricentis
  • After implementing Tosca we were able to reduce the cycle time that was spent on executing regression tests manually. I would say TOSCA was able to reduce close to 30% of the time that was spent for executing test cases manually.
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ScreenShots

Tricentis Tosca Screenshots

Screenshot of No-code, model-based test automation separates the technical information of an application into reusable, no-code modules that can be updated as applications change, which auto-updates test cases.Screenshot of Test case design for risk optimization - is a flexible testing model that enables fast, easy test case creation and maintenance & reduces risk in app releases.Screenshot of Requirements coverage for risk optimization - enables users to prioritize requirements by business risk/ impact, understand what is needed to test, and gain business insight on defects to ensure smarter & faster release decisions.Screenshot of Vision AI - AI powered test automation using patented neural network technology to deliver resilient UI automation. Includes self-healing AI capabilities.Screenshot of Service virtualization enables users to build realistic, simulated services in minutes to remove bottlenecks and run end-to-end tests faster in the software development lifecycleScreenshot of Test data management: Offers test data when it is needed and helps keep track of the data as it gets consumed across end-to-end business processes